Pérez Art Museum Miami will host its fourth annual Art of the Party, the museum’s largest fundraising event of the year, on March 17, 2018. Art of the Party 2018 will honor Teresita Fernández, one of today’s leading contemporary artists, and philanthropist Patricia Papper. The event, presented by Valentino, will feature three unique guest experiences conceptualized by Lee Brian Schrager, as well as culinary collaborations by STARR Catering Group and Chef Michelle Bernstein.
The night will also feature world-class entertainment, brought to you by Faena, including live music by singer Keba, DJ sets by Fabian Giannattasio and Funky Therapy, tango performances, and more. Bringing together cultural philanthropists, artists, civic leaders and arts supporters at Miami’s flagship art museum, the evening will showcase the world-class museum’s unique architecture and celebrate Miami’s position as an international art capital. Funds from Art of the Party directly support the museum’s robust arts education program, the largest program of its kind outside the Miami-Dade County school system.
Chef’s Table seated dinner, 6:30pm: Chef Michelle Bernstein and STARR Catering Group will craft an unforgettable dining experience in the M.B. Fernandez Family Galleries. Dinner guests will enjoy a cocktail reception featuring the evening’s program in celebration of honoree Patricia M. Papper and artist Teresita Fernández. Chef’s Table guests are also invited to the Supper Club dinner lounge and Remix after party. Wine and support for Chef’s Table are generously provided by Kim Crawford.
Tables of 10 are available for $25,000. Individual tickets are also available for $2,500.
Host Committee: Arlene and Wayne Chaplin, Carol and George Crapple, Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin, Camille and Patrick McDowell, Suzanne McFayden, Anthony Meier, Alejandra and Luke Palacio, Dorothy and Aaron Podhurst, Sandra and Anthony Tamer Volha and Nicholas Singer, Sarah Arison and Thomas Wilhelm, and Alexa and Adam Wolman.
Purchase Your Chef's Table Seated Dinner
$225 (Per guest) PAMM Remix + MFF Awards Night Package
Host Committee: Christopher Adeleke, Greg Boan, Ysset Boan, Jennifer Chaplin, Liz Coppolecchia, Cristina and Omar DeWindt, Katherine Fenwick, Maile Gamez, Michele Hanash, Shana Kaufman, Aramis Lori, Charmel Maynard, Emily McKenzie, Maria Pienkowski, Aileen Quintana, Lawrence Raab, Cristina Scarano, Ashley Sebok, and Tanya Valiente
Patricia M. Papper
Notable Miami arts patron Patricia Papper has been an ardent supporter and trustee of the museum since 1983. A past President, she currently participates in numerous PAMM committees and chairs the Planning Committee. Pat is a Miami native and was among the visionary founders and leaders whose generosity and unwavering commitment helped PAMM grow from its inception as the Center for the Fine Arts into a world-class cultural destination. In addition to supporting the museum’s two major building campaigns, Pat has helped shape the museum’s permanent collection by funding new acquisitions, donating artwork and underwriting exhibitions. She is also an active member of the Board of Trustees of the New World Symphony, Grinnell College and National Public Radio. Pat has given tirelessly of her time, talent and resources to ensure PAMM’s prominence and longevity. It is our privilege to honor her at our fourth annual Art of the Party.